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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a sub-optimal situation or solution to a problem is one that is less than perfect. This word is usually used ironically

    In terms of confidence in the British economy, another bank bail-out would certainly be sub-optimal.

    Submitted by Sharon from United Kingdom on 16/06/2009

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